#ElderCareChat 11/19/14 Recap: Normal Aging Versus a Dementia Decline

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 46 new and returning participants engaged in an educational dialogue about the subtle and striking differences between normal aging and those of a dementia-related cognitive decline.

We were pleased to have Dr. Jason Abney, Medical Director ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 11/5/14 Recap: Hospital and ER Survival Guide

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 39 new and returning participants shared tips and strategies for surviving a sometimes necessary hospitalization or ER visit, either as a caregiver or caree. Participants also dialogued about alternatives to hospitalization, and how to know when ...

 
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#ElderCareChat to Celebrate a Milestone

After researching Twitter chats that focused on eldercare issues and finding none, the SeniorsForLiving.com team joined forces with Caregiving.com to create #ElderCareChat.

That was four years ago — an impressive track record for a Twitter chat in a constantly ...

 
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Pre-Register Now for the 11/19/14 #ElderCareChat

Join @Seniors4Living, @Caregiving, and a special guest from Silverado Senior Living for another dynamic #ElderCareChat conversation on Wednesday, November 19th at 1pm ET.

Michelle Seitzer (@Seniors4Living) will lead a discussion, guided by Dr. Jason Abney, Medical Director at ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 10/15/14 Recap: Overcoming Common Caregiving Challenges

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 44 new and returning participants shared tips and strategies for overcoming common caregiving challenges, be it incontinence, wandering (related to dementia), the need for respite, lack of support from family members, finding the best care, and ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 10/1/14 Recap: Helping Ourselves During Tough Times

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 56 new and returning participants shared tips and strategies for successful self-care, and the care of others, during tough times in our lives. As caregivers and as caring people, we all face difficult life phases, transitional ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 9/17/14 Recap: Preserving Your Loved One’s Legacy

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 58 new and returning participants shared some very powerful, personal, heart-warming and thought-provoking insights about the importance of preserving a loved one’s legacy, and what kind of legacy we wish to leave the world and ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 9/3/14 Recap: Managing Aging Declines

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 57 new and returning participants talked about the grief, challenges and even opportunities associated with the declines of aging — both for the caregiver and the caree. You can review this week’s questions in this Storify ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 8/20/14 Recap: Hobbies for Seniors of All Abilities

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 40 new and returning participants talked about hobbies and meaningful activities for seniors of all ages and abilities. After covering some tough topics in our forum over the last few months, this chat topic was a ...

 
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#ElderCareChat 8/6/14 Recap: Paying for Long Term Care

During Wednesday’s live discussion, 41 new and returning participants discussed a complicated and always changing issue: paying for long-term care. We were tremendously grateful for the expertise of our guest, Tony Fischer (@PrivateDutyNet), and the knowledge of several veteran/new ...

 
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